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The Future of News

International Data Journalism Awards Recognize a Crucial Field

Alexander Howard | Posted 04.09.2012 | Technology
Alexander Howard

The growing importance of data journalism will be recognized in the first ever international Data Journalism Awards.

The Denver Post Offers Buyouts To Shrink Staff

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The Denver Post is offering voluntary buyouts to try to shrink its newsroom by up to 20 employees, or about 8 percent. The newspaper report...

From Garage Startup to Knight Grant Recipient

Tom Grasty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Grasty

For many, receiving a grant from the prestigious Knight Foundation is a capstone achievement for a long and distinguished career in journalism. Stroome, the collaborative online video editing community won the Knight 2010 News Challenge.

What's the Future of the Journalist in Our Digital Era? (VIDEOS)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Exactly how has technology changed the journalist's role? This is a golden age for journalism, a time for experimentation, entrepreneurship and creativity. Individual journalists must take full advantage of it.

The Future of News: The "Me" in "Media"

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Technology plays a central role in how the media evolves. That's the underlying theme shared by the winners of the Knight Foundation's Knight News Challenge, which this year awarded $2.74 million to 12 projects.

Memo to MSM -- Pay Attention To College Journalists

Amanda Litman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Amanda Litman

Hey, journalism industry: pay attention to us. College journalists, more so than any other enterprising bunch of reporters, have got the future of journalism figured out.

Journalism 2009: Desperate Metaphors, Desperate Revenue Models, And The Desperate Need For Better Journalism

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The new paths to media success are still being charted, and much remains uncertain. But this much is clear: we can't use an analog map and expect to find our way in a digital world.

On Newspapers and Paywalls

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

I want newspapers and journalism to survive and thrive. And I'm not against charging for some content if it's done right. But even I can see this is crazy.

A Few Words About the Future of Media

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Newmark

There are two big issues regarding the survival of news organizations: trust, and business models.

Initiating a Culture of Compensation

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Fishman

As a J-school student, I ask myself: is it crazy to pay for an education in a profession that refuses to charge for its services? Giving away news for free was a terrible folly. It's time now to move on and cough up.

Observations from the New Business Models for News Summit

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Newmark

At the CUNY conference, we saw editorial and business people entering into frank conversations we don't often hear, willing to reset assumptions and build new models.